tumid

adjective tu·mid \ ˈtü-məd , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tumid

1 : marked by swelling : swollen, enlarged
  • a badly infected tumid leg
2 : protuberant, bulging
  • sails tumid in the breeze

Examples of tumid in a Sentence

  1. he'd just been in a fight, and was nursing his tumid lip

Origin and Etymology of tumid

Latin tumidus, from tumēre


Medical Dictionary

tumid

adjective tu·mid \ ˈt(y)ü-məd \

medical Definition of tumid

: marked by swelling : swollen
  • an infected tumid leg

tumidity

play \t(y)ü-ˈmid-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties


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